Dr. Indira Geer has been in the practice of optometry since 1998 after receiving her Doctorate in Optometry from the School of Optometry, University of Waterloo. Dr. Geer presently practices primary care optometry and is able to consult on refractive surgery, contact lens fittings and pediatric vision.
She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. At the Hospital for Sick Children she specialized in Orthoptics with emphasis on binocular vision in children and adults. She subsequently completed a Master of Science in Physiological Optics and has published and co-authored papers on eye movements, relating to fast and slow tracking, and also on the development and testing of binocularity in children.
Dr. Geer has been involved in third world vision care including missions to Guyana, South America and Kingston, Jamaica. She was active in the Children’s Vision Committee of the Canadian Association of Optometrists from 2003 to 2005.
Dr. Alvina Lo received her education at the University of Waterloo, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctor of Optometry degree in 1999. As part of her clinical training, she completed an internship in Atlanta, Georgia where she was trained under eye surgeons in the treatment and management of retinal diseases and glaucoma. She has volunteered her time in the past conducting children’s vision screening and provided free eye exams in a mobile vision clinic for the underprivileged.
Dr. Lo has been in practice for over 10 years in the Greater Toronto Area. She joined Markville Optometrists when it first opened in 2008 and has enjoyed serving the Markham community since then. She practices all areas of primary care optometry with particular interest in specialty contact lenses and refractive surgery co-management.
Dr. Lo is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and College of Optometrists of Ontario. She is certified to prescribe therapeutic pharmaceutical agents for medical management of eye disease. In her spare time, she enjoys tennis, hiking, travelling and trying different types of cuisine in the city. She is fluent in English and Cantonese.
Dr. Hastin Lam began his undergraduate studies at Western University where he obtained his Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Honors Specialization) degree. He was then accepted to the Optometry and Vision Science program at the University of Waterloo where he graduated with a Doctorate of Optometry degree.
Dr. Lam completed his ocular disease externship at Houston Eye Associates, the largest ophthalmology practice in the United States. During the rotation he diagnosed and managed cataract and refractive surgery patients. He has volunteered time to an outreach program providing eye care to underprivileged children.
Dr. Lam is a member of the Ontario Association of Optometrists and College of Optometrists of Ontario. When he is not working he can be seen bouldering at the local climbing gym or outdoors in Niagara.
Dr. Lam continues to further his education by attending lectures throughout the year and looks forward to providing quality care to the community.
Dr. Jasmine Ip received her Honours Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Waterloo and went on to pursue her optometry degree at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
After graduation, Dr. Ip completed a residency in Community Optometry, where she further advanced her knowledge and skills in all areas of optometric care. Throughout her services to different communities and local hospitals, she was involved in many diabetic research studies and developed a special interest in diabetic eye care.
She completed her internships in Hong Kong, Australia and China. During her studies, she was awarded the Greg Wu Best Business Plan Award for Practice Management, an award given to the top student in the class. She also received the Outstanding Service-Learning Project Award, granted to a team of students whom excelled in creating a vision screening program for the community.
Dr. Ip is board certified in Canada and Hong Kong and is licensed by the Canadian Examiners in Optometry to prescribe therapeutic pharmaceutical agents. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Optometrists, Ontario Association of Optometrists, College of Optometrists of Ontario, and The Optometrists Board of Hong Kong.
During her free time, she enjoys keeping active and spending time with her family, friends and puppy, Brody.
Dr. Ip is fluent in both English and Cantonese.